Maureen is a seasoned Executive and a chartered accountant (CA) SA. Prior to joining Airports Company South Africa, she was the Executive Financial Director and Acting CEO at SAFCOL. She obtained her MBA degree from GIBS and a BCom Hons in Taxation from University of Pretoria. She has distinguished herself as a business leader and was a semi-finalist in the 2010/2011 Most Influential Women in Business and Government Awards as well as a Tuks Alumni Laureate award recipient in 2012. The Laureate award is the highest award an alumnus of the University of Pretoria or an outstanding achiever can receive from fellow alumni.
Maureen serves as a non-executive director at the South African Reserve Bank and RISIMA Housing Finance Corporation, and she is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee at the Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy (PALAMA).
Under her leadership, the SAFCOL Group’s performance has improved and achieved a positive operating profit during the 2011/2012 financial year, which included the successful conclusion of a business restructuring project. She was previously the General Manager: Finance and Support of Postbank, and is a member of SAICA.